Great old freight beasts in their last days pulling a local. And by the way don't let old timers tell you trackwork was better "in the old days".
Great old freight beasts in their last days.
A friend was on the way to USAF OTS at San Antonio so it was an opportunity of a road trip. Thank goodness for such opportunities, and Kodachrome 25.
UP #844 getting ready to hit the mainline for westward movement.
Train A-439 rolls past mechinical department employees who have just forcefully removed a bad order ore car from an adjecent track.
The end is near for the remaining 200 or so steam-era low side "regular" ore cars still in service. Here one that is bad ordered is removed from its train by crane and rolled off to the side of th... (more)
Colorful sunset on the NS Piedmont Division main, with the yard at right
This image has the feel of Halloween as brand new 8919 is viewed through the steam rising off ore cars at Proctor.
The hiss of cutting torches fills the air as scrappers cut the remains of a former SAR steam locomotive at the site of an open-air railroad museum near Krugersdorp, South Africa. The locomotive wa... (more)
Great Western #90 arrives at East Strasburg Station.
#17 sits silently watching as #15 and M-7 prepare for the day's events on a beautiful October morning.
15 switches in the early morning sun.
CSX 3 has never looked spiffier rolling out of the yard at Hazard for a trip down the North Fork of the Kentucky River.